USPS finally got me the teas I ordered as a Christmas gift.Continue reading post "#3210"
My phone (Pixel 3a) has been dropping longer calls when using wi-fi calling over T-Mobile Home Internet.Continue reading post "#3186"
The Ubuntu / Debian
unattended-upgrades package has an option to automatically reboot as needed when it upgrades packages. It will do this without user input, at a chosen time. However, it doesn’t allow for any conditions beyond need and time. I found a need for more nuance recently, so I had to disable the built-in functionality and set up my own script on a cron job.
I have determined that one cannot link a prepaid and postpaid T-Mobile account to have one login ID.Continue reading post "#3163"
For Ubuntu servers, I use the
unattended-upgrades package to automate keeping the system and packages up to date. I recently noticed some of Cogneato’s servers showing packages needing to be updated for multiple days. When I looked in
unattended-upgrades.log (in folder
/var/log/unattended-upgrades/), I found the message “WARNING Package something has conffile prompt and needs to be upgraded manually”. Basically, there was a change to a configuration file and it didn’t know how to handle it.
A young man and woman presumably from an energy supplier knocked on my door today and spent like a half hour trying to switch my electric and gas supply to them. It didn’t end up happening.Continue reading post "#3141"
I may have fixed my jacket zipper with a heated nail.Continue reading post "#3132"
As of the start of Prime day yesterday, the Amazon home page seems to completely freeze up my laptop.Continue reading post "#3070"
Some presumed bots figured out the reCaptcha (version 2) we protect forms with at Cogneato.Continue reading post "reCaptcha solved by bots?"
There was another DreamCompute incident leading to downtime of my site / server.Continue reading post "DreamCompute downtime incident 2020"